Prevalence, prediction and risk factors of enteropathogens in normal and non-normal faeces of young Dutch dairy calves.

@article{Bartels2010PrevalencePA,
  title={Prevalence, prediction and risk factors of enteropathogens in normal and non-normal faeces of young Dutch dairy calves.},
  author={Chris J M Bartels and Menno Holzhauer and Ruurd Jorritsma and Wim A J M Swart and Theo J G M Lam},
  journal={Preventive veterinary medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={93 2-3},
  pages={162-9}
}
Between January and April 2007, 424 calves under 22 days of age from 108 Dutch dairy herds were sampled to estimate the prevalence of non-normal faeces ('custard-like'-yellowish-coloured with custard consistency or diarrhoea: watery-like faeces) and the shedding of enteropathogens Escherichia coli K99 (E. coli), Coronavirus, Cryptosporidium parvum (C. parvum), Rotavirus and Clostridium perfringens (Cl. perfringens). In addition, information was collected on animal characteristics and herd… CONTINUE READING